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Beyond slapping: Mosquito strategies

Thursday, May 31, 2001

While it’s hard to completely avoid being pestered by mosquitos, there are some things you can do to slap them down.

Birth order may affect career interests

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A child’s place in the family birth order may play a role in the type of occupations that will interest him or her as an adult.

Churches decline when they abandon traditional niche

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Liberal mainline churches have lost conservative members because they have abandoned that traditional membership niche they once served.

Coast Guard played a role at Pearl Harbor, too

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The new movie, Pearl Harbor, highlights the Navy’s role at the start of America’s involvement in WWII, But don’t forget the Coast Guard’s role.

Cyanide implicated in foal losses

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Wild black cherry trees and Eastern tent caterpillars are to blame for many of the devastating foal losses in central Kentucky.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Doolittle Raiders shine in Pearl Harbor

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Actors shared the spotlight with veterans during the premiere of the movie, Pearl Harbor.

EPA approves new Bt corn from Mycogen and Pioneer

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A new Bt corn plant-incorporated protectant has been conditionally registered for use until Sept. 30, 2001.

Erie County Boy Scouts win Pa. Envirothon

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A team from North East High School in Erie County won the 18th annual Pennsylvania State Envirothon.

Guest Commentary: Don’t pinch on health insurance

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Even if things are tough on the farm, you cannot afford to be without health insurance.

Historical society in Wellsville opens for summer tours

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Wellsville Historical Society will open its museum for Sunday tours through Aug. 26.

Indiana bat research in Pa. draws national attention

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Pennsylvania Game Commission researchers have uncovered new information about a longstanding endangered species of bat.

Interest in WWII is link to our roots

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The current fascination with WWII goes beyond nostalgia, to a craving for a “watershed, defining, bonding event.”

Local auctioneer earns AARE designation

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Auctioneer John Kiko joins the ranks of 237 auctioneers nationwide who have earned the Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate designation.

Looking for ginseng information?

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Several organizations can give you detailed information on cultivating and marketing wild herbs.

Northern Ohio wheat at risky stage

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Continued rains at flowering could put wheat at risk for head scab in most of northern Ohio.

Ohio Light Opera announces show schedule for 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Ohio Light Opera Company returns to the College of Wooster with four first-time productions and three traditional favorites.

Organic certification funds available; 15 states eligible

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Funds to defray costs of organic certification are available to producers in 15 states.

Pa. forestland not hurt by longwall mine subsidence

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Study found only localized subsidence-related stresses in woodlands in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Senate switch creates new ag chair

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Sen. James Jeffords’ decision to leave the Republican Party has one profound implication for agriculture.

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